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Using high-field electromagnets, scientists explore a promising alternative to the increasingly expensive rare earth element widely used in motors.
Looking for ways to make better superconductors for the next-generation particle accelerators, a young scientist homed in on how they were heat-treated. He was getting warmer.
At the National MagLab and other labs across the globe, the race to discover ever-warmer superconductors is heating up. Find out what these materials are, what they’re good for and why this field is red hot.
At the National MagLab, scientists have been experimenting for years on materials first dreamed up by the newest physics Nobel laureates decades ago.
When documentary filmmakers needed to know the bite force of a prehistoric megabeast, who did they turn to? The National MagLab.
Deep in their beautiful lattices, crystals hold secrets about the future of technology and science. Ryan Baumbach aims to find them.
During the sport's biggest month of the year, MagLab staffers talk about how biking enhances their life — and their science.
Science in a tight space requires ingenuity, tenacity and a really good pair of tweezers.
Time off from the lab can recharge batteries, inspire new insights and give the brain a break — even when a little science sneaks in.
Hired in 2015 as chief scientist, this eminent physicist brings a dynamic array of talents to the MagLab.
When it comes to science, can fortune tip the scales?
At research conducted at the MagLab, a young geochemist uncovers the surprisingly violent origins of a meteorite.
Featuring Star Trek, Winnie the Pooh and the MagLab's Science Café, this is geek love at its finest.
Striking the delicate balance between competition and collaboration in science.
Our fridges are plastered with our life stories. Tell us what your icebox says about you.
Homogeneous magnets make data clearer for scientists. The MagLab has some of the most homogeneous magnets in the world.
Postdocs face big challenges as they learn the ropes of real-life science. The MagLab and other institutions are doing more to help them make the most of these years of intensive training.
At the MagLab, back to school means back to cool … as in cool science lessons, teacher workshops, internships and other STEM education programs.
A material that you may never have heard of could be paving the way for a new electronic revolution.